St Petersburg is the former capital of Russia and is the second largest city in the Russian Federation, offering a fantastic cosmopolitan and vibrant atmosphere as well boasting some of the most beautiful architecture in Europe.
Bursting with abundance of culture, history & heritage – St Petersburg offers a spectacular range of Museums and Cathedrals including the largest cathedral in Russia - Saint Iscaac’s as well as Peter & Paul’s Cathedral, the second tallest building in Russia behind the Mercure City Tower.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
This city is rich with grand and graceful palaces such as the Mikhailovskiy Palace, the Marble Palace and most famously – the Winter Palace, St Petersburg’s most finest and one of the greatest royal residencies in the world which includes the famous Hermitage Museum.
St Petersburg is also home to the Church of the Savior on Spilt Blood other known as the Church of Resurrection of Jesus Christ, a fantastically engineered and designed vocal point of the city, which first opened up in 1907, dedicated to former Emperor, Alexander II.
As well as exploring the teeming history and culture of the city, why not take a therapeutic walk along the banks of the romantic Neva River admiring the sheer beauty of the architecture, bridges and large ships on offer.
This fascinating city also has a brilliant range of restaurants and bars from traditional Russian cuisine in stately surrounding to a wide choice of international flavours with modern twists on rooftop terraces with panoramic views of St Petersburg.
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